Bug 594653 - domain start failed when img is in '/home/user'
domain start failed when img is in '/home/user'
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
Virtualization Bugs
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Reported: 2010-05-21 05:13 EDT by dyuan
Modified: 2010-06-08 09:49 EDT (History)
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Description dyuan 2010-05-21 05:13:00 EDT
Description of problem:
confirmed a demo.img is good when it is in /var/lib/libvirt/images or /tmp or /mnt or /home etc. but when move it to /home/user, it will start with error: 

libvirtError: internal error Process exited while reading console log output: char device redirected to /dev/pts/1
qemu: could not open disk image /home/user/rhel6_i386.img: Permission denied

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Wondering is it a bug or not.

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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-07 11:59:36 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Daniel Berrange 2010-06-08 09:49:19 EDT
If you installed using virt-manager, it will prompt you to set appropriate permissions on $HOME. Since you moved it manually this was missed. So I'm inclined to say this is a configuration error & not a bug.

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